UK Payroll & Beneifts Manager

City of London, England
£60000 - £65000 per annum
09 Sep 2020
07 Oct 2020
John O'Brien
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time

UK Payroll & Benefits Manager £60k to £65k + Bonus and Benefits - City

A leading Global Engineering firm seek an experienced Payroll & Beneifits Manager to head up their offering and work in a sole capacity reporting to the Head of Reward.

In this hybrid role you be the subject matter expert for all UK Payroll & Benefits questions and queries and work closely with the HR and Reward Teams.

The role:

Accurately coordinate, check and deliver UK salaried payrolls, including annual year end processes, interactions with HMRC, coordinating with non-UK payrolls for international workers, coordinating with external tax advisors on pay, benefits and tax matters for employees

Ensure timely processing of salary reviews, bonus and share payments

Maintain Directors Expenses spreadsheet and coordinate with Executive Assistants for data for timely inclusion in the relevant payrolls and for Directors Emoluments disclosures in the annual report.

Calculate and submit PAYE Settlement Agreements, coordinated with Group Tax department.

Provide London Head Office HR Administration: prepare offer letters, employment contracts and provide relevant information and documents for new joiners or those with role changes, maintain personnel records, ensure new joiners are set-up on SAP and IT, prepare annual salary review and bonus letters for all London based employees.

Provide necessary information for the external and internal audit processes

Provide timely and accurate information for the Annual Report pay ratio analysis

Ensure timely administration and management of benefits including: coordinating with external benefit providers, making recommendations to the UK Benefits Committee on renewals, change proposals, or ad-hoc member queries, provide briefings to new joiners, respond to employee, provider and finance queries

Provide management reporting as required on all UK benefits including pension plans

Arrange and minute Pensions Committee and Benefit Committee meetings

Coordinating with the Global Mobility Manager with regards to mobile employees' payroll, benefits, reporting and data requirements

Personal traits include being a self-starter as this is a stand-alone role, and a problem-solver who is confident and shows the patience to navigate the internal structures of a decentralised business and the legacy of multiple companies and benefit plans, comfortable managing their own workload and multiple competing deadlines, comfortable with the full range of job requirements from operational administration to strategic management and change.

Experience & Skills:

At least 5 years' experience of UK payroll and benefits

Proficient in Microsoft including Intermediate Excel skills

Proficient in use of HR systems

Ability operate with unwavering discretion and confidentiality

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